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Flights Athens (ATH) - Barcelona (BCN)

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Departure Wed, 14 Dec Return Thu, 15 Dec
ATH Athens
BCN Barcelona
return from 137€
Departure Sat, 31 Dec Return Wed, 04 Jan
ATH Athens
BCN Barcelona
return from 179€
Route information

Barcelona is packed with wonderful stuff – amazing history, architecture, culture, arts and fantastic tapas.

Currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 100% more expensive in Barcelona than in Athens.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Barcelona than in Athens.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Barcelona is 10% cheaper than in Athens.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Barcelona is 32% cheaper than in Athens.

Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 20 kms
Barcelona airports
  • ( El Prat (BCN)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
  • ( Reus (REU)
    How far from city centre: 92 kms
  • ( Costa Brava (GRO)
    How far from city centre: 82 kms
K Distance: 1878 kms

To and from the airports

Flights from Athens

Athens is a city blessed with a rich history and civilization. It is also the site of Athens International Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos), the main gateway to the city and Greece. It features two runways and two terminals to serve flights from Athens to Barcelona. AIA is capable of processing 18.1 million passengers in a year. The 84 scheduled and budget carriers operate flights to 118 destinations within and outside of Europe. Athens Airport is equipped with modern facilities including up to 1,360 parking spaces. To contribute to a greener environment, there is a charging station at the short-term parking for electric or hybrid vehicles.

Getting to Athens airport

The airport is easily reached from the city centre with taxis being the most convenient way. An alternative is to use the Metro Line 3 (Aghia Marina – Athens International Airport). When using trains, go to the Athens Central Railway Station for connections to the airport. By bus, there are four lines that go to the airport from the city – X97 (Elliniko), X93 (Kifisou Avenue), X96 (Piraeus) and X95 (Syntagma). Regional buses (KTEL Express Service) serve the airport as well from neighboring towns. For those who need to return hired vehicles at the airport, you can drive on the A6/E94.

Getting to Barcelona

Barcelona is Catalonia's capital, a city known for its impressive architecture and art. Everywhere you go, traces of the outstanding works of the city's best known figure, Gaudi can be admired. Marvel at the grandiosity of the La Sagrada Familia or the beauty of Parc Guell. Spend lots of time at Las Ramblas and discover its shops, boutiques and restaurants. There is so much history in the city from its Gothic quarter to the ancient city walls. Art lovers will appreciate world-class museums such as Museu Picasso and Fundacin Joan Miro, while aficionados of the night will be thrilled at the non-stop action in tapas bars, clubs and discos.

Getting to the city centre

Taxis, found at the arrival area, are some of the best options to get to the city from Barcelona-El Prat Airport. Passengers on flights from Athens to Barcelona without luggage can easily take the Metro L9 which links the airport to the Zona Universitaria and the centre. There are also Metropolitan buses that go to central Barcelona and other towns. Intercity buses serve several places in the Catalonia region. The R2 North Line of the train service will take you to Barcelona Sants, the central railway station in the city. Several reputable car rental agencies operate at Terminal T1 – Terminal T2B if you have booked a car hire for your stay in the city.

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Athens to Barcelona?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Spain. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Athens to Barcelona, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Athens and Barcelona. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Barcelona more expensive than Athens to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Barcelona costs an average of 3.00 EUR euros, 14% cheaper than Athens, with a fare of 3.50 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 100% more in Barcelona: 2.40 EUR euros against 1.20 EUR euros in Athens. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 14.00 EUR euros in Barcelona, 17% more than the 12.00 EUR euros in Athens. The price of a coffee is approximately 32% cheaper in Barcelona, with an average of 2.23 EUR euros, while in Athens the coffee costs 3.28 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Athens to Barcelona flights?
The most popular month for flights from Athens to Barcelona are: August, June and July.
When is the best time to travel from Athens to Barcelona?
A good period of the year to visit Barcelona from Athens really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Barcelona from Athens, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by September and April. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, May and February are the months with fewer searches for the route Athens -  Barcelona.
What is the duration of a flight from Athens to Barcelona?
Flight time, on average, from Athens to Barcelona is usually 03:26 hours on average, at an average distance of 2,006 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Barcelona compared to Athens?
The average temperature in Athens the average temperature is 35.31 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 5.3 mm , Barcelona's temperatures reach 30.74 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 3.49 degrees in Barcelona, compared to the 2.15 average degrees reported in Athens. During the winter period, Athens can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Barcelona have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Athens and Barcelona?
The most common route form Athens to Barcelona is: E. Venizelos (ATH) to El Prat (BCN). These airlines fly this route:
  • Vueling.
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Ryanair.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Athens to Barcelona are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Athens to Barcelona are:
  • Eurowings, stopping in Dusseldorf for 110 minutes at least.
  • Pegasus Airlines, with 80 minutes stop in Istanbul.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 175 minutes scale in Istanbul.

El Prat - Customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 1
3.0 /5
Date 2019-02-20 Age 51-70 City Peru

Excellent Airport but I hope the keep the name of El Prat.

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